Girls Varsity Basketball · SCA advances to semi-finals

46 St. Catherine of Siena Academy
30 Cranbrook-Kingswood High School
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St. Catherine of Siena Academy vs Cranbrook-Kingswood High School
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1 9   11
2 14   10
3 12   5
4 11   4

SCA improved to 12-4 on the season with a 46-30 win over Cranbrook.

It took nearly three minutes of play before Cranbrook made the first basket of the game to take the inaugural 2-0 lead. SCA answered right back with a triple by Rachel Luomala and consecutive field goals by Lauren Arena and Hailey Baumann to take a 7-2 lead. However, Cranbrook went on a 9-2 run and led 11-9 at the end of the first quarter.

Cranbrook scored the first basket of the second quarter to take their largest lead, 13-9. Hailey Baumann, Carmen Shammami, Lizzy Turkey and Maegan Kajy each contributed to the 7-0 run by the Stars to regain the lead, 16-13. SCA never trailed from this point. Baskets were exchanged and SCA took a 23-21 lead into halftime.

Lauren Arena and Darbi Klatt got the Stars moving offensively to start the third quarter. Arena’s made free throw and Klatt’s made basket and free throw gave the Stars a 27-21lead. Defensively, SCA applied the pressure and was able to convert steals to points and the Stars led 35-24 after the third quarter.

The Stars controlled the final quarter on both ends of the floor. SCA outscored Cranbrook 11-4. The highlights included a two point basket by Lauren Luomala and great free throw shooing by Lauren Arena, Lizzy Turek, and Krystal Shango.

The Stars had well balanced scoring. Hailey Baumann scored 9 points, Lauren Arena and Rachel Luomala each scored 8 and Lizzy Turek added 7 points.

The Stars will take on Bishop Foley on Tuesday at Regina High School at 7:00pm.